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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
932 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

Cloudy skies were seen across central and southeast Illinois, 
through the late evening hours. Temperatures around the area at 9
p.m., ranged from 48 degrees at Robinson, to 56 degrees at 
Springfield.

Wind speeds will increase on Saturday, with wind gusts 
approaching 40 mph Saturday afternoon, as the cold front slides 
through the area. Below normal temperatures will be seen for the 
next several days, before a slight warm up begins on Monday.

Overnight low temperatures, will range from the middle 30s across
central Wisconsin, to the low 50s across the Missouri bootheel 
and much of Kentucky.

High temperatures on Saturday, will range from near 40 degrees
across Wisconsin, to the middle 60s across southern Missouri.

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Regional Hourly Observations For GALLATIN County
Issued at 1200 AM CDT SAT OCT 20 2018

SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAWRENCEVILLE  CLOUDY    52  50  93 SW10      30.01F                  
FLORA*         CLOUDY    53  52  95 SW6       30.02F                  
FAIRFIELD*     CLOUDY    51  51 100 SW6       30.03F                  
HARRISBURG*    CLOUDY    51  51  99 SW6       30.07S                  
ROBINSON*      CLOUDY    51  50  99 W8        30.01F                  
CARMI*         CLOUDY    52  50  93 SW9       30.04F                  

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint Map, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Meteograms : Springfield , Peoria , Quad City , Chicago (O'Hare) , Rockford


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 1200am CDT, Saturday October 20, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 51 degrees north and near 50 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 48 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. Winds are from the west at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are from the southwest at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 230/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 50 degrees at Mount Vernon, Champaign, and Carbondale.


Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For GALLATIN County,IL

358 AM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

Frost formation is possible thoughout the region Saturday night
into Sunday morning, and Sunday night into Monday morning.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed. However, reports of frost
occurrence will be appreciated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For GALLATIN County, IL
1213 AM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018

Overnight
Cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds around 10 mph in the morning increasing to northwest around 20 mph in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Clear. Widespread frost after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. North winds around 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph in the evening decreasing to around 5 mph after midnight.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Widespread frost in the morning. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 5 mph in the morning shifting to the southwest in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Clear. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. South winds 5 mph.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Areas of frost in the morning. Highs in the lower 60s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s.

12-48 Hr Surface, 12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc, TWC Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip
NGM 60 Hr Forecast Meteograms : Springfield , Peoria , Quad City , Chicago (O'Hare) , Rockford , Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2


Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
                             ILLINOIS                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below       Normal                                            
 Precipitation:     Normal        Above                                            

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
MRF 10-Day Forecast Meteograms : Springfield , Peoria , Quad City , Chicago (O'Hare) , Rockford

Almanac Information

Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.680000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:15 EDT Set 19:12 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:43 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:49 EDT Ends 19:38 EDT

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy


Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

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OCTOBER 20TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1770...
An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive
coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47
years. (David Ludlum)
...1983...
Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and
south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45
inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather
Channel)
...1987...
Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior
snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron
County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the
western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their
twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any
given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily
highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California,
afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the
date. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings
dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and
southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at
Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their
earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia
and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before
midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and
thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn
leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to
4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters
washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The
National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)


Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky